prison guard

Definitions

  • The prisoner looks out of a barred window, watched by two guards
    The prisoner looks out of a barred window, watched by two guards
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n prison guard someone who guards prisoners
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Usage

In literature:

You will stay here with the other prisoners under guard.
"The Forest of Swords" by Joseph A. Altsheler
Guards, remove the prisoner.
"The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction" by Various
James Stewart of the Guard (now Earl of Arran) was made prisoner; Lennox fled the country.
"A Short History of Scotland" by Andrew Lang
As soon as they had entered, the gates were closed and guarded, and they were all made prisoners.
"The Empire of Austria; Its Rise and Present Power" by John S. C. Abbott
By this are we saved much suffering, as the other prisoners were kept under close guard in a corner on the outside of the boat.
"The Record of a Quaker Conscience, Cyrus Pringle's Diary" by Cyrus Pringle
A cap and a pair of goggles for the prisoner were given to the guard and he was sent on his way.
"The Master Mystery" by Arthur B. Reeve and John W. Grey
Along the road came German prisoners, marching rapidly between mounted guards.
"The New York Times Current History of the European War, Vol 1, Issue 4, January 23, 1915" by Various
Thus he will not be obliged to find another and special prison, and incur the expense of guards.
"The Philippine Islands, 1493-1803, Volume V., 1582-1583" by Various
He disarmed Marcello and removed him to the prisons of Soriano, leaving Violante under strict guard at Gallese.
"Renaissance in Italy, Volumes 1 and 2" by John Addington Symonds
The next evening the jailor brought a double guard with him, and six of the brethren came to see the prisoners.
"A Young Folks' History of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints" by Nephi Anderson
The Machine Gun company guarded 2,000 interned spies and pro-German prisoners at Ellis Island.
"History of the American Negro in the Great World War" by W. Allison Sweeney
The long line of prisoners filed through the city between ranks of armed guards.
"Tacitus: The Histories, Volumes I and II" by Caius Cornelius Tacitus
About forty prisoners were taken belonging chiefly to the 2nd Reserve Division of the Prussian Guards.
"The Story of the "9th King's" in France" by Enos Herbert Glynne Roberts
Although the convicts had been counted within the walls of the prison, the guard began to count them over again.
"The Awakening" by Leo Nikoleyevich Tolstoy
Two fishermen sat before the hut confining the prisoners, on guard.
"The Adventures of Kathlyn" by Harold MacGrath
A prisoner is not permitted to enter into conversation with his guard.
"The Thin Red Line; and Blue Blood" by Arthur Griffiths
But remember that this Castle of Machecoul is straiter than any prison cell, and better guarded than a fortress.
"The Black Douglas" by S. R. Crockett
Major McDonald's daughter interesting herself in a guard-house prisoner!
"Molly McDonald" by Randall Parrish
They had constantly guarded the prisoners and shielded York from treachery.
"Sergeant York And His People" by Sam Cowan
M. kept on begging the guards to be separated from this prisoner, and this request was finally granted.
"Studies in Forensic Psychiatry" by Bernard Glueck
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In poetry:

O cursed prison strong and barred,
It does my very blood congeal!
I tremble as I pass the guard,
And quit that ugly part of Lille.
"Titmarsh’s Carmen Lilliense" by William Makepeace Thackeray
By the stone of the sepulchre we returned to weep,
From far, from prison;
And the guards by it keeping it we beheld asleep,
But thou wast risen.
"Super Flumina Babylonis" by Algernon Charles Swinburne
What is yon house with walls so thick,
All girt around with guard and grille?
O gracious gods! it makes me sick,
It is the PRISON-HOUSE of Lille!
"Titmarsh’s Carmen Lilliense" by William Makepeace Thackeray
GOVERNOR. In distinct and separate prisons,
And with watchful eyes to guard them,
Place the two. -- And you, Lysander,
Is it possible you have tarnished
Such a noble reputation,
Suffering . . . .
"The Wonder-Working Magician - Act II" by Denis Florence MacCarthy

In news:

Jury convicts man charged in shooting, carjacking of prison guard.
Prison guard attacked, video gambling & a drug crackdown .
Miami rapper Rick Ross, former prison guard turned #1 rapper in the US AKA The Boss.
For five years he served as a guard at the sprawling Spandau Prison in Germany.
South Korea is hoping to become the first country to hire robots to help guard their prison populations.
The nation's Ministry of Justice rolled out its plan to implement the robotic guards starting next March at a prison in Pohang.
Augusta — Authorities in Savannah say an inmate escaped from jail by fooling guards into believing he was another prisoner due to be released.
Jerry Brown and the Prison Guards .
Its always fun drinking with a guy who has brother that is a prison guard.
Fifty-year-old Eric Robert is scheduled to die by lethal injection sometime next week for the killing of prison guard Ronald Johnson.
Thousands mourn prison guard slain by IRA .
Thousands mourn Northern Ireland prison guard murdered by IRA .
Ireland prison guard slain by IRA .
County investigating prison guard sex chat call.
Prison guard with needle, officials say.
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In science:

Based on that information, A recalculates the probability of being pardoned as 1/2, since now only one pardon remains for him and C (the third prisoner) to share! However, he could apply the same argument if the Guard had named C .
The temporal calculus of conditional objects and conditional events
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